Dog Storm Anxiety

Is your dog afraid of thunder? Storm Anxiety can develop in dogs between ages two and four. As your dog grows older, storm anxiety can evolve into hiding, whining, scratching, slobbering or sheer panic. No worries. Your dog may be displaying symptoms of dog storm anxiety. Dogs cannot express their fears in words, and so […]

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Pet First Aid Awareness Month

April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month and because accidents can happen at any time with our pets, keeping an emergency first aid kit around and knowing how to perform CPR on your pet is always useful. Being prepared until you reach your veterinarian can help ensure the safety and health of your pet. Whether […]

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Exotic Pet Spotlight: Caring for Bearded Dragons

The bearded dragon (also known as the dragon) is found naturally in Australia, but bearded dragons are kept as exotic pets in many places all around the world. Bearded dragons are commonly available at stores, reptile expos and breeders’ websites. Captive-bred specimens are highly recommended because they are usually healthier and more acclimated to captivity […]

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Benefits of Laser Therapy for Dogs

Although laser therapy has been available for 40 years, evidence to support its use for alleviating pain and accelerating healing has only recently emerged. As more studies have been carried out, interest in therapeutic laser for treating various conditions has grown dramatically.  Many other health issues have also responded positively to laser therapy. Therapeutic laser […]

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Pet Shedding

Just as the falling and sprouting of leaves is seasonal, so is an animal’s shedding process. As the days get shorter, more leaves are on the ground… and more of your pet’s fur is on the floor. On the other hand, increasing day length in the spring stimulates hair growth. Cats and dogs that are […]

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Pet Winter Safety

Many pets love to be outdoors, but the cold, wet, and windy conditions of winter can be dangerous, or even fatal if pets are kept outside for too long. By understanding the hazards of winter weather and how long to stay outside safely, however, every pet owner can help their cats and dogs enjoy time […]

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New Year’s Eve Safety Tips for your Pets

While Yuletide treats, gifts and holiday bouquets are probably making their way out of your home, the season isn’t over just yet. There’s still one more holiday we are counting down the days to, so before you break out the noisemakers and champagne, read these tips to prepare for a fun and safe New Year’s […]

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